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QR Code-based Entry Log Scheme Enforced at All Entertainment Facilities

QR Code-based Entry Log Scheme Enforced at All Entertainment Facilities

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Wednesday launched a mandatory entry log system using QR code-based registration at entertainment facilities, such as clubs and karaoke establishments, a move aimed at enabling health authorities to quickly trace anyone possibly exposed to the new coronavirus at such places. All visitors to such facilities must [...]

Seoul City Moving to Pay COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds to Foreigners

Seoul City Moving to Pay COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds to Foreigners

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul city is moving to provide emergency relief funds to foreigners living in the capital city that could benefit some 100,000 households, municipal authorities said Tuesday. The city government said that Seoul Metropolitan Council earlier in the day passed a 2.23 trillion-won (US$1.86 billion) extra budget bill that includes [...]